Could Levaquin cause Arthralgia - from FDA reports
Arthralgia is found among people who take Levaquin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Sinusitis . We study 36,669 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA. Among them, 3,582 have Arthralgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Arthralgia and more.
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Levaquin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Levaquin 38,207 users)
Arthralgia (joint pain) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, psoriatic arthropathy, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 207,257 Arthralgia patients).
On Dec, 28, 2016
36,669 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin.
Among them, 3,582 people (9.77%) have Arthralgia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levaquin when people have Arthralgia *:
- < 1 month: 92.56 %
- 1 - 6 months: 4.22 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.36 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.93 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.36 %
- 10+ years: 0.07 %
Gender of people who have Arthralgia when taking Levaquin *:
- female: 69.36 %
- male: 30.64 %
Age of people who have Arthralgia when taking Levaquin *:
- 0-1: 0.03 %
- 2-9: 0.17 %
- 10-19: 1.98 %
- 20-29: 3.48 %
- 30-39: 11.01 %
- 40-49: 20.72 %
- 50-59: 27.99 %
- 60+: 34.62 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Sinusitis (583 people, 16.28%)
- Urinary Tract Infection (234 people, 6.53%)
- Pneumonia (218 people, 6.09%)
- Bronchitis (187 people, 5.22%)
- Pain (182 people, 5.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (580 people, 16.19%)
- Aredia (487 people, 13.60%)
- Ambien (433 people, 12.09%)
- Prednisone (362 people, 10.11%)
- Neurontin (360 people, 10.05%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain In Extremity (1,081 people, 30.18%)
- Pain (1,040 people, 29.03%)
- Weakness (907 people, 25.32%)
- Stress And Anxiety (859 people, 23.98%)
- Back Pain (798 people, 22.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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